WISCONSIN

Barron County

Department of Public Instruction Stakeholder Engagement and Listening Session, March 28, 2 to 4 p.m., WITC-Rice Lake, 1900 College Drive, Rice Lake. Information: Katie Feuerhelm, feuerhelmk@uwstout.edu or 715-232-2496.

FFA Leadership Workshop, March 29, 5 to 8:30 p.m., Turtle Lake Elementary School, Turtle Lake. Information: ckscholz@amerytel.net.

Wisconsin Beef Quality Assurance Certification meeting, March 30, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Government Center, 335 E. Monroe Ave., Barron. Information: Becky Schley, 715-537-6250 or becky.schley@ces.uwex.edu.

Section 1 FFA Alumni Spring Meeting, March 31, 2 p.m., Cameron Cafe, 706 W. Main St., Cameron. Information: Jerry Larsen, jerrylarsen60@gmail.com, or Dave Clausen, oldallisnews@amerytel.net.

Build Your Herd Production Sale, April 13, Haugestuen Ranches, Barron. Information: Alicia Bosenko, nwbpa1948@gmail.com.

Wisconsin Rural Summit, April 24-25, Rice Lake. Information: Wisconsin Rural Partners, 608-751-8604 or rtb3629@gmail.com.

Kids and Cows Family Day, Oct. 12, fairground, Rice Lake. Information: https://nwbpa.weebly.com/about-nwbpa.html or www.facebook.com/NWBPA.

Bayfield County

Renewable Energy/Solar Buy Program, March 28, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland. Information: www.nglvc.org or 715-685-9983.

“Natural Solutions for Healthy Empowered Living,” March 30, noon to 4 p.m., Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland. Information: Pam, 715-292-1994.

Brown County

Department of Public Instruction Stakeholder Engagement and Listening Session, April 1, 5 to 7 p.m., Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Corporate Conference Center, CC 213/215, 2740 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Information: Katie Feuerhelm, feuerhelmk@uwstout.edu or 715-232-2496.

Nitrogen Use Efficiency Workshop, April 3, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Country Inn and Suites, 850 Kepler Drive, Green Bay. Information: www.uwdiscoveryfarms.org or Erica Olson, Erica.olson@wisc.edu or 715-983-5668.

Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy’s Supplier Food Safety Management Workshop, April 9-10, Holiday Inn & Suites Green Bay Stadium, 2785 Ramada Way, Green Bay. Information and registration: www.eventbrite.com/e/innovation-center-for-us-dairy-supplier-management-food-safety-workshop-tickets-55915400468 or 202-737-4332.

Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom one-day training, July 31, 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., Neville Public Museum, Green Bay. Information: wisagclassroom.org, 608-828-5644 or darneson@wfbf.com.

Burnett County

St. Croix Forestry Conference, March 28-29, Lodge at Crooked Lake, 24271 State Road 35 N., Siren. Information: www.stcroixriverassociation.org or Nicole Butler, 715-483-3300 or nicoleb@scramail.com.

Rep. Gae Magnafici in-district listening session, March 29, 9 to 11 a.m., Larsen Family Public Library, 7401 Main St. West, Webster. Information: 608-267-2365 or rep.magnafici@legis.wisconsin.gov.

Chippewa County

Dairy Together Roadshow, April 2, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 29 Pines, 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire. Information: 715-723-5561 or www.dairytogether.com.

Chippewa Falls FFA/FFA Alumni Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction, April 14, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Chippewa Falls Moose Lodge. Information: Lynn, 715-568-1672 or cf.ffa.alumni@gmail.com.

Dane County

Wisconsin Farm Technology Days Annual Meeting Luncheon, April 3, 11:30 a.m., Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison. RSVP: matthew.glewen@ces.uwex.edu.

Nitrogen Use Efficiency Workshop, April 4, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Days Inn and Suites, 4402 E. Broadway Service Road, Madison. Information: www.uwdiscoveryfarms.org or Erica Olson, Erica.olson@wisc.edu or 715-983-5668.

UW-Madison Department of Dairy Science Spring Visit Day, April 5, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., UW-Madison campus, Madison. Information and registration: dysci.wisc.edu or Cathy Rook, 608-263-3308 or rook@wisc.edu.

Beginning Apple Grower Field Day, April 6, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Door Creek Orchard, West Madison Ag Research Station and Atoms to Apples. Information and registration: www.cias.wisc.edu/midwest-school-for-beginning-apple-growers. Questions: John Hendrickson, 608-265-3704 or jhendric@wisc.edu.

Mushroom Log Inoculation Workshop Fundraiser for Silverwood Park, April 6, 9 a.m. to noon, Silverwood County Park, 771 Silver Lane, Edgerton. Registration: Rita, 715-623-7277.

Dairy Calf & Heifer Association Annual Conference, April 9-11, Madison Marriott West, 1313 John Q. Hammons Drive, Middleton. Information: https://calfandheifer.org/2019-conference.

“Making More from Milk,” April 23-25, Madison. Information: Wisconsin Farmers Union, 715-723-5561, or globalcow.com/making-more-from-milk.

UW-Madison, Division of Extension and UW Center for Dairy Profitability’s Spring Professional Development Conference, May 2-3, UW-Madison campus, The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison. Information and registration: https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/ag-human-resources; Trisha Wagner, Trisha.wagner@ces.uwex.edu or Simon Jette-Nantel, Simon.jattenantel@uwrf.edu.

UW-Madison Dairy Science Dave Dickson Memorial Golf Classic, May 15, University Ridge Golf Course, 9002 County Road PD, Verona. Information and registration: dysci.wisc.edu under Golf Outing tab. Questions: Emma Olstad, olstad2@wisc.edu or 608-712-0073.

Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom one-day training, July 9, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., West Madison Research Station, Madison. Information: wisagclassroom.org, 608-828-5644 or darneson@wfbf.com.

2019 College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Awards Banquet and Ceremony, Oct. 17, 5:30 p.m., Varsity Hall at Union South, UW-Madison campus, 1308 W. Dayton St., Madison. Information: 608-890-2999 or alumni@cals.wisc.edu.

Dodge County

Mayville Lions Club dance with The Malek’s Fishermen Band, March 30, 1 to 5 p.m., Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St., Mayville. Information: Donna Gudex-Kamrath, 920-960-5318.

Mayville Lions Club dance with The Charlie Justmann Band, April 13, 1 to 5 p.m., Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St., Mayville. Information: Donna Gudex-Kamrath, 920-960-5318.

Mayville Lions Club dance with Barefoot Becky and The Ivanhoe Dutchmen, April 27, 1 to 5 p.m., Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St., Mayville. Information: Donna Gudex-Kamrath, 920-960-5318.

Mayville Lions Club dance with Musical Brass, May 25, 1 to 5 p.m., Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St., Mayville. Information: Donna Gudex-Kamrath, 920-960-5318.

Douglas County

HCE Quilt-A-Thon, March 28, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mariner Retail and Business Center, Superior. Information: cheryl.shockley@wisc.edu or 715-395-1363.

UW-Extension’s “Your Farm Future: A blueprint to move your farm forward” Program, April 3, 5:30 p.m., Amnicon Town Hall, 8985 U.S. Highway 2, South Range. Information and registration: Cheryl Shockley, 715-395-1547. or Jane Anklam, jane.anklam@ces.uwex.edu.

Dunn County

Northern Wisconsin Beef Producers Association Summer Picnic and Farm Tour, May 18, Sandy Acres, 2435 50th Ave., Elk Mound. Information: 715-579-2917 or www.facebook.com/NWBPA.

Women Caring for the Land Event, July 15, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., EB Ranch, N13346 490th St., Ridgeland. Information: 715-723-5561 or wisconsinfarmersunion.com/events.

Eau Claire County

Nitrogen Use Efficiency Workshop, April 10, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Extension office, 227 First St. W., Altoona. Information: www.uwdiscoveryfarms.org or Erica Olson, Erica.olson@wisc.edu or 715-983-5668.

Fond du Lac County

Fond du Lac Lioness Dances, March 31 and April 28, 1 to 5 p.m., Marghael’s Dance Hall, N7688 Van Dyne Road, Fond du Lac. Information: Donna Gudex-Kamrath, 920-960-5318.

Knights of Columbus Charity Fund Dance, April 14, 1 to 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 795 Fond du Lac Ave., Fond du Lac. Information: Donna Gudex-Kamrath, 920-960-5318.

Grant County

Farmer to Farmer — Regenerative Agriculture program, March 30, 1 to 4 p.m., Nohr Gallery of Ullsvik Hall, UW-Platteville campus, 1 University Plaza, Platteville. Information: www.facebook.com/grantcountyruralstewardship or 608-642-3054.

Dairy Together Roadshow, April 4, noon to 2:30 p.m., UW-Platteville Pioneer Farm, 29200 College Farm Road, Platteville. Information: 715-723-5561 or www.dairytogether.com.

Jackson County

Black River Spring Thaw, April 12-14, Black River Falls. Information: blackriverspringthaw.blogspot.com.

Jefferson County

Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association district meeting, March 29, 11 a.m., Watertown Country Club, 1340 N. Water St. Watertown. Information: 608-356-8311, 800-362-3989 or www.equitycoop.com.

Juneau County

Wisconsin Dairy Well-Being Roadshow, March 28, American Legion Hall, Elroy. Information: Extension office, 608-477-3945 or http://fyi.uwex.edu/animalhusbandryconference.

Lafayette County

Soil and health and cover crop event, April 12, 10 a.m. to noon, Corner Pub and Deli, 213 E. Milwaukee St., Argyle. Information: Melissa Bartz, 608-776-4028, ext. 118.

Manitowoc County

PDPW Youth Leadership Derby, April 6-7, 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Kiel High School, 210 Raider Heights, Kiel. Information and registration: www.pdpw.org or 800-947-7379.

Soil Health and Cover Crop Forum, April 9, 9 a.m., Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center, 7001 Gass Lake Road, Newton. Information: 920-683-4169.

Marinette County

National Walleye Tour, May 30-31, Marinette. Information: 612-424-0708, 501-317-7548 or www.nationalwalleyetour.com.

Women Caring for the Land Event, July 8, 4 to 8 p.m., Pape Family Pastures, W5420 Leslie Road, Peshtigo. Information: 715-723-5561 or wisconsinfarmersunion.com/events.

Ozaukee County

Spring Kick-Off Demonstration Farm Event (no-till corn planter setup/tune up clinic), April 3, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Brian Karrels Farm Shop, 1522 Lake Drive, Port Washington. RSVP: jpmelichar@gmail.com or 262-206-1731 or aholschbach@co.ozaukee.wi.us or 262-284-8271.

Pierce County

Spring Show Lamb and Kid Sale, April 6, 1 p.m., Mann Valley Farm, UW-River Falls, River Falls. Information: Scott Thompson, scottt@actionlabsinc.com, or www.IndianheadSheepandGoat.org.

36th annual St. Croix Valley Bull Test Auction, April 20, Dairy Cattle Learning Center, Mann Valley Farm, UW-River Falls, 129 S. Glover Road, River Falls. Information: Allan Drinkman, allan@pinehillangus.com.

Polk County

Rep. Gae Magnafici in-district listening session, March 29, noon to 2 p.m., Balsam Lake Public Library, 404 W. Main St., Balsam Lake. Information: 608-267-2365 or rep.magnafici@legis.wisconsin.gov.

Food and Faith Workshop/Retreat, March 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., First Lutheran Church, Amery. Information: 715-268-4510 or programdirector@farmtablefoundation.org.

Learn to Hunt for Food: Introduction to Turkey Hunting and Gun Handling, April 4, 6 to 8 p.m., Farm Table Foundation, Amery. Information: www.farmtablefoundation.org or John Motoviloff, 608-419-0041 or jmotoviloff@nwtf.net.

Learn to Hunt for Food: Turkey Biology, Hunting Tactics and Site Selection, April 5, 6 to 8 p.m., Farm Table Foundation, Amery. Information: www.farmtablefoundation.org or John Motoviloff, 608-419-0041 or jmotoviloff@nwtf.net.

Learn to Hunt for Food: Turkey Scouting and Shooting Range Field Trips, April 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Amery. Information: www.farmtablefoundation.org or John Motoviloff, 608-419-0041 or jmotoviloff@nwtf.net.

Learn to Hunt for Food: Turkey Butchering 101, April 12, 6 to 8 p.m., Farm Table Foundation, Amery. Information: www.farmtablefoundation.org or John Motoviloff, 608-419-0041 or jmotoviloff@nwtf.net.

Learn to Hunt for Food: Turkey Hunt, April 13-14, Amery. Information: www.farmtablefoundation.org or John Motoviloff, 608-419-0041 or jmotoviloff@nwtf.net.

4-H volunteer training, April 16, 6:30 p.m., Government Center, Balsam Lake. Information: Chuck Prissel, 715-485-8600 or charles.prissel@ces.uwex.edu.

“Vegetable Container Gardening,” April 25, 6 to 8 p.m., Amery Middle School, Amery. Information: Community Ed, 715-268-9771, ext. 220.

Outdoor Skills Expo, April 27, noon to 4 p.m., Interstate Park Ice Age Visitor Center, St. Croix Falls. Information: St. Croix River Association, 715-483-3300 or www.stcroixriverassociation.org.

“Gardening for Butterflies, Hummingbirds and Bees,” May 2, 6 to 8 p.m., Amery Middle School, Amery. Information: Community Ed, 715-268-9771, ext. 220.

4-H Leaders Federation Board meeting, May 20, 7 p.m., Fair Park, St. Croix Falls. Information: Chuck Prissel, 715-485-8600 or charles.prissel@ces.uwex.edu.

“Begin a Farmstead Micro-Creamery,” May 23, Cosmic Wheel Creamery, Clear Lake. Information: https://mosesorganic.org.

Learn to Paddle, June 1, 1 to 4 p.m., Interstate Park, St. Croix Falls. Information: St. Croix River Association, 715-483-3300 or www.stcroixriverassociation.org.

Area Animal Science Day, June 18, fairground, St. Croix Falls. Information: Extension office, 715-485-8600.

4-H Leaders Federation Board meeting, July 15, 7 p.m., Fair Park, St. Croix Falls. Information: Chuck Prissel, 715-485-8600 or charles.prissel@ces.uwex.edu.

Portage County

Nitrogen Use Efficiency Workshop, March 28, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Courthouse Annex Building, 1462 Strongs Ave., Stevens Point. Information: www.uwdiscoveryfarms.org or Erica Olson, Erica.olson@wisc.edu or 715-983-5668.

Rock County

Rock County Beef Preview Show, April 20, Janesville. Information: Alicia Bosenko, nwbpa1948@gmail.com.

Sauk County

Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy’s Dairy Plant Food Safety Workshop, May 21-22, Foremost Farms, E10889 Penny Lane, Baraboo. Information and registration: www.idfa.org/events/dpfsw#Baraboo or 202-737-4332.

Sawyer County

Herb garden workshop, April 2, 5 to 8 p.m., Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Farm, Hayward. Information: LCOOCC Extension, 715-634-4790, ext. 121, or ext@lco.edu.

Sheboygan County

Women Caring for the Land Event, July 10, 4 to 8 p.m., Perennial Farms LLC, N3804 County Road E, Waldo. Information: 715-723-5561 or wisconsinfarmersunion.com/events.

St. Croix County

Rep. Gae Magnafici in-district listening session, March 29, 3 to 5 p.m., Somerset Public Library, 208 Hud St., Somerset. Information: 608-267-2365 or rep.magnafici@legis.wisconsin.gov.

Taylor County

Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom annual bus tour, July 15-16, agricultural stops in Taylor County. Information: wisagclassroom.org, 608-828-5644 or darneson@wfbf.com.

Washburn County

Mini Master Gardener Short Course, March 30, 9 a.m. to noon, Bashaw Valley Farm and Greenhouse, Spooner. Information: 800-528-1914 or 715-635-3506, or spooner.ars.wisc.edu.

Maple Syrup Tour, March 30, 1 to 3 p.m., Acer Acres, Shell Lake. Information: Hunt Hill, 715-635-6543 or www.hunthill.org.

Apple Grafting Workshop, April 4, 6 to 9 p.m., Public Meeting Room, Spooner Agriculture Research Station, Spooner. Information: Lorraine Toman, 715-635-3506 or 800-528-1914, or spooner.ars.wisc.edu.

Prairie Fling, June 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary, Sarona. Information: 715-635-6543 or www.hunthill.org.

Waukesha County

Department of Public Instruction Stakeholder Engagement and Listening Session, April 15, 5 to 7 p.m., Waukesha County Technical College, B-115, 800 Main St., Pewaukee. Information: Katie Feuerhelm, feuerhelmk@uwstout.edu or 715-232-2496.

Waupaca County

New London FFA Alumni Toy and Craft Show, April 7, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Crystal Falls Banquet Hall, 1500 Handschke Drive, New London. Information: Carol Janke, 715-752-4247.

Waushara County

Sweet Corn and Tomato School, March 28, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hancock Agricultural Research Station, N3909 County Road V, Hancock. Information and registration: Wisconsin Fresh Market Vegetable Growers Association, 608-235-5925 or info@wisconsinfreshproduce.org.

Winnebago County

WPS Farm Show, March 26-28, EAA Grounds, 1001 Waukau Ave., Oshkosh. Information: www.wpsfarmshow.com.

WISCONSIN STATEWIDE

Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Front-Line Supervisor Training-Part C, April 9, Madison. Information: WisCheeseMakers.org or Rebekah Sweeney, rsweeney@wischeesemakers.org or 608-286-1001.

2019 Dairy Calf & Heifer Association Annual Conference, April 9-11, Madison Marriott West, 1313 John Q. Hammons Drive, Middleton. Information: https://calfandheifer.org/2019-conference.

Wisconsin Corn Growers Association Grassroots Workshop, April 16-17, Madison. Information: Nicole Wagner, 262-372-3289 or nicole@wicorn.org.

Wisconsin Cheese Industry Conference, April 17-19, Alliant Energy Center, Madison. Information: Judy Keller, 608-286-1001 or jkeller@wischeesemakers.org, or CheeseConference.org.

Wisconsin Jersey Spring Spectacular Show, May 3-4, fairground, Viroqua. Information: Karla Peterson, 608-606-1818 or karlap2008@live.com.

Midwest Food Products Association Spring Summit and Scramble, May 29-30, Kalahari Convention Center/Trappers Turn, Wisconsin Dells. Information: jane.algiers@mwfpa.org.

2019 Paddle Namekagon, June 8-14, Namekagon River, northwest Wisconsin. Information: St. Croix River Association, 715-483-3300 or www.stcroixriverassociation.org.

National Guernsey Convention, June 19-24, Eau Claire. Information: www.usguernsey.com/national-convention.

Wisconsin 4-H and Youth Conference, June 24-27, UW-Madison, Madison. Information: Justin Lieck, Justin.lieck@ces.uwex.edu or 608-263-5971, or https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/wi4hedopp/adult-advisors.

MINNESOTA

Carver County

Women’s Agricultural Leadership Conference, “Agriculture 2019: Changing the Agscape,” April 10, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chanhassen. Information: Doris Mold, 612-414-7574 or doris@sunriseag.net.

Chisago County

St. Croix River Association Spring Gathering, May 17, 6 p.m., Terra Nue Farm, Shafer. Information: St. Croix River Association, 715-483-3300 or www.stcroixriverassociation.org.

Goodhue County

National Walleye Tour, May 2-3, Red Wing. Information: 612-424-0708, 501-317-7548 or www.nationalwalleyetour.com.

Hennepin County

Dairy Plant Food Safety Workshop, Oct. 15-16, Minneapolis. Information: www.usdairy.com/events.

Olmsted County

45th annual Days of Yesterday Show, Aug. 10-11, History Center of Olmsted County, Rochester. Information: Tom Hager, 507-208-5905; Cody Hager, 507-696-4765; or www.MHRT.org/show.html.

Ramsey County

Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy’s Dairy Plant Food Safety Workshop, Oct. 15-16, Land O’Lakes Inc., 4001 Lexington Ave. N., Arden Hills, Minn. Information and registration: www.idfa.org/events/dpfsw#Minneapolis or 202-737-4332.

Stearns County

Dairy Together Roadshow, April 16, 10 a.m. to noon, Greenwald Pub, 310 First Ave. N., Greenwald. Information: Bruce Miller, 651-470-5438 or www.dairytogether.com.

Washington County

Breakfast and Birding, May 4, Afton State Park, Afton. Information: St. Croix River Association, 715-483-3300 or www.stcroixriverassociation.org.

MINNESOTA STATEWIDE

Conference on Precision Dairy Farming, June 18-20, Mayo Civic Center, Rochester. Information: www.precisiondairyfarming.com/2019.

Minnesota State Fair, Aug. 22-Sept. 2, state fairground, Falcon Heights. Information: www.mnstatefair.org.

ELSEWHERE

Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy’s Dairy Plant Food Safety Workshop, April 3-4, Embassy Suites Hotel Seattle Bellevue, Bellevue, Wash. Information and registration: www.idfa.org/events/dpfsw#Seattle or 202-737-4332.

National 4-H Conference, April 5-11, National 4-H Center, Chevy Chase, Md. Information: www.4-h.org.

Dairy Together Roadshow, April 9, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Agriliquid Headquarters, 3055 M-21, St. Johns, Mich. Information: Jackie McAlvey, 989-285-2547 or www.dairytogether.com.

Cultivating Resiliency for Women in Agriculture webinar: Putting It All Together, April 12, noon. Information: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/656524285598359809.

National Organic Standards Board meeting, April 24-26, Seattle. Information: www.ams.usda.gov.

Animal Agriculture Alliance Summit, “A Seat at the Table,” May 8-9, InterContinental At the Plaza Hotel, Kansas City, Mo. Information: www.animalagalliance.org/summit.

ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, May 19-21, Lexington Convention Center, 430 W. Vine St., Lexington, Ky.. Registration: https://one.alltech.com/register.

Hay Tool Swap Meet and Show, June 13-15, 890 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana, Ind. Information: https://haytrolleyheaven.com/annual-hay-tool-swap-meet-and-show.

National Walleye Tour, July 25-26, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Information: 612-424-0708, 501-317-7548 or www.nationalwalleyetour.com.

Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy’s Dairy Plant Food Safety Workshop, Oct. 22-23, Friendly’s Ice Cream, 1855 Boston Road, Wilbraham, Mass. Information and registration: www.idfa.org/events/dpfsw#Wilbraham or 202-737-4332.